Table 2-15. Rate per 1,000 population of selected past-year health conditions, by sex and age group, according to having received any alcohol treatment in lifetime, among current drinkers,1 United States, 2001–2002.

Lifetime alcohol treatment
and health conditions

Both sexes/
ages 18 and older

Sex

Age group

Estimate

S.E.

Male

Female

18–24 years

25–44 years

45–64 years

65 years and older

Estimate

S.E.

Estimate

S.E.

Estimate

S.E.

Estimate

S.E.

Estimate

S.E.

Estimate

S.E.

Yes

                           

Hardening of the arteries or arteriosclerosis

13.58

3.37

15.38

4.33

#8.68

4.76

0.00

0.00

#2.20

1.82

#20.23

7.55

#153.92

50.02

High blood pressure or hypertension

188.68

13.33

195.35

17.55

170.48

22.90

100.63

29.12

113.51

16.54

288.77

28.86

667.85

67.29

Cirrhosis of the liver

#16.67

5.93

#20.09

7.92

#7.36

4.68

0.00

0.00

#11.67

7.12

#31.68

14.80

#18.52

14.59

Any other form of liver disease

17.29

4.13

19.02

5.09

#12.57

6.30

#2.72

2.62

#11.92

5.30

#30.72

9.42

#29.27

20.72

Chest pain or angina pectoris

55.61

8.70

56.58

11.18

52.99

14.27

#37.07

20.17

30.66

8.04

99.23

24.44

#97.53

44.98

Rapid Heart beat or tachycardia

61.19

9.02

63.49

11.25

54.91

14.16

#76.58

28.44

28.75

7.98

98.90

21.99

#134.89

53.54

Heart attack or myocardial infarction

#9.19

3.23

#12.56

4.38

0.00

0.00

#9.73

9.70

#1.21

1.21

#21.75

8.06

#12.20

12.23

Any other form of Heart disease

30.63

6.03

24.98

6.23

#46.02

13.97

#15.00

13.38

#22.93

8.17

44.94

11.72

#69.46

31.23

Stomach ulcer

51.73

7.38

45.20

8.69

69.54

15.56

#68.33

24.58

43.70

9.38

59.86

14.78

#37.13

21.17

Gastritis

56.70

8.66

56.85

10.34

56.30

14.52

#12.94

8.90

50.49

9.97

75.87

19.98

#130.90

47.04

Arthritis

149.39

11.91

131.58

14.07

197.96

27.75

#64.64

24.06

84.96

12.54

249.23

27.75

479.92

74.61

Schizophrenia or psychotic illness

27.96

7.52

#26.91

9.12

#30.83

12.31

#9.27

9.36

#24.20

9.04

#44.89

18.56

#5.18

5.08

Any of the above diseases

340.66

16.77

331.64

20.64

365.26

30.49

231.77

39.27

250.81

22.77

469.41

32.19

853.42

50.53

No

                           

Hardening of the arteries or arteriosclerosis

10.53

0.84

12.86

1.25

8.05

0.92

0.00

0.00

1.67

0.46

12.00

1.77

53.33

4.54

High blood pressure or hypertension

150.80

3.49

149.67

4.73

152.01

4.18

29.50

3.69

65.38

3.67

235.44

5.89

401.03

9.84

Cirrhosis of the liver

1.01

0.25

1.53

0.44

#0.46

0.22

#0.15

0.15

#0.58

0.30

#1.39

0.56

#2.70

1.08

Any other form of liver disease

3.67

0.47

3.88

0.65

3.45

0.60

#1.86

0.74

2.58

0.62

5.95

1.00

#4.03

1.22

Chest pain or angina pectoris

26.18

1.35

26.12

1.76

26.25

1.90

9.60

1.53

14.14

1.67

35.30

2.64

68.31

5.38

Rapid Heart beat or tachycardia

28.66

1.42

22.29

1.66

35.48

2.05

10.36

2.06

17.73

1.71

38.43

2.52

66.90

5.49

Heart attack or myocardial infarction

4.55

0.43

5.54

0.69

3.49

0.56

#0.45

0.32

1.38

0.40

6.23

1.00

17.19

2.13

Any other form of Heart disease

18.63

1.10

21.36

1.68

15.71

1.27

5.64

1.52

6.23

0.86

23.68

2.08

68.40

5.66

Stomach ulcer

17.81

0.95

15.03

1.20

20.79

1.32

15.31

2.38

17.24

1.46

19.13

1.80

19.57

2.64

Gastritis

36.53

1.53

28.08

1.80

45.57

2.27

17.54

2.53

29.93

2.23

43.67

2.77

66.12

5.23

Arthritis

138.32

3.91

112.73

4.52

165.68

4.91

17.90

2.81

63.44

3.30

200.27

6.78

407.35

9.59

Schizophrenia or psychotic illness

1.94

0.30

1.59

0.38

2.31

0.44

#2.64

0.84

1.83

0.51

1.69

0.41

#2.15

1.03

Any of the above diseases

286.44

5.49

266.55

7.01

307.71

6.21

86.19

6.01

162.62

5.92

411.12

7.61

673.83

8.95

#Relative standard error >0.3.

1Current drinker: 1 or more drinks in the past year.


SOURCE: NIAAA 2001–2002 National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions.

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